Poverty in Florence, Oregon

What is the poverty rate in Florence, Oregon?
The poverty rate in Florence is 18.6%. One out of every 5.4 residents of Florence lives in poverty.

How many people in Florence, Oregon live in poverty?
1,606 of 8,646 Florence residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Florence compare to the rest of Oregon?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Oregon is 14.9%, meaning Florence has a meaningfully higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Oregon.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Florence, Oregon Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

7,871

18.7% 10.3% 90.7%

What's the Poverty Rate in Florence, Oregon By Race?

18.7% of White residents of Florence, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Florence, Oregon is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 1,471 of 7,871 white Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 90.7% of the total population of Florence, Oregon are white.

Florence, Oregon Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Florence, Oregon?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Florence, Oregon is 17.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Florence, Oregon is 19.2%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Florence, Oregon

Female residents of Florence, Oregon are slightly(7%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

718 of 4,013 males in Florence live below the poverty line.

888 of 4,633 females in Florence live below the poverty line.

Florence, Oregon Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Florence can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Florence, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 41.1%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Florence, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 15.6%.

Poverty for younger ages in Florence is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Florence, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 54.1%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Florence, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 46.6%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Florence can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Florence, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 43.7%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Florence, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 23.6%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Florence, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 45.1%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Florence, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Florence, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Florence, Oregon?

Florence, Oregon Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Florence, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

49.0%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

44.9%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

31.0%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

22.1%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

12.0%

75 to 84 Years Old

4.8%

Over 85 Years Old

10.1%

Florence, Oregon Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Florence, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Florence, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States is 18.8%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Florence, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.6%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Florence, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Florence, Oregon who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 8,396 residents of Florence, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States, 1,582 (18.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 24 (9.6%) of 250 residents of Florence, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Florence, Oregon

The poverty rate in Florence is 18.6%.
Florence is in Lane County.
Oregon Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Lane County.
City Poverty Rate
Coburg 10.7%
Cottage Grove 21.0%
Creswell 8.5%
Dunes City 11.0%
Eugene 21.7%
Florence 18.6%
Junction City 17.1%
Lowell 6.4%
Oakridge 31.7%
Springfield 21.3%
Veneta 22.9%

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